Professor Sánchez delivered a paper titled "Los niños y la Guerra" about children's rights as represented in literature from post-Civil War Spain. She also served as secretary for the American Association for Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese session on Human Rights in Literature, in which she presented. She will serve as chair of the session at the 2010 conference. Professor Sandlin's paper, "Dressing Up: Performing Social Class in Mayra Santos Febres' Sirena Selena Vestida de Pena," was read as part of a special session on "Trans-identities" in Latin American literature. Professor Bonds also attended the conference.